country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: American English
occupation: novelist, non-fiction writer
Castello Holford (1845 - 1905) was an American writer best known for writing Aristopia in 1895. It is perhaps the first true alternative history novel to be written in English and imagines a utopian society founded by the first settlers of Virginia.He also wrote a 'History of Grant County, Wisconsin including its civil, political, geological, mineralogical, archaeological and military history, and a history of the several towns' in 1900.
He was born 7 December 1845 in Beetown and is the brother of Lyman D. Holford, 6th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry of Tafton, Wisconsin and later Tulare, California. Hilford died 29 May 1905 in Washington Asylum Hospital in Washington DC.
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